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Ten Minutes to Live (1932)

Not Rated | | Drama, Musical, Mystery | March 1932 (USA)
A movie producer offers a nightclub singer a role in his latest film, but all he really wants to do is bed her. She knows, but accepts anyway. Meanwhile, a patron at the club gets a note ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Lawrence Chenault ...
A.B. DeComathiere ...
Anthony (as A.B. Comathiere)
Laura Bowman ...
Ida Morton
Willor Lee Guilford ...
Letha Watkins
Tressie Mitchell ...
Charlotte Evans
Mabel Garrett ...
Ida Groves
Carl Mahon ...
Martin
Galle De Gaston ...
Galle
George Williams ...
George
Lorenzo Tucker ...
The Godfather
William A. Clayton Jr. ...
Morvis
Donald Heywood ...
Master of Ceremonies
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A movie producer offers a nightclub singer a role in his latest film, but all he really wants to do is bed her. She knows, but accepts anyway. Meanwhile, a patron at the club gets a note saying that she'll soon get another note, and that she will be killed ten minutes after that. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Drama | Musical | Mystery

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Not Rated
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Ten Minutes to Kill  »

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The dancers in the nightclub scene were actually chorus girls from the world-famous Cotton Club in New York City. See more »

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Featured in American Experience: Midnight Ramble (1994) See more »

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Only worth seeing if you want to see the music and comedy of a bygone era and aren't bothered by a bad framing story
4 August 2006 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Based on two short stories this is a very dated independent early black talky that was done on the cheap. The camera is essentially nailed to the floor to take in various scenes that advance the story which are inter-cut with scenes supposedly happening in and around a black night club (these appear to have been filmed on location with the camera placed in a rather odd angle). As a movie with a story this film is an absolute snoozer. The cast is uneven and the story really doesn't warrant being told. As a filmed record of the singers and dancers, comedians and musicians that perform its invaluable. These were very talented people doing things that are in their way more impressive than what we see on the stages of Broadway today. That said I really can't recommend this film unless you are interested in performers from the era when this film was made, the plot is uninteresting and the acting is often worse.


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